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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 6

It’s that time again!! Announcing Chapter 6 in Greg Pyke’s series on The Bob Lake History!! This chapter covers the growth of Minden from 1871 to 1884. Get your history on!!

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 5

It’s spring, and the May long weekend is just around the corner! But wait no longer for Chapter 5 in Greg Pyke’s series on The Bob Lake History!! This chapter covers the logging and the fur trade era of our…

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Hazard Buoys Deployed

It’s official – our Bob Lake Safe Boating season has started today with the launch of our hazard buoys! I’m also glad to report that our one errant buoy has been recovered, so we’re back to eight strong!! Refer to…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 4

I know you’ve been counting down the days, but wait no longer – Chapter 4 is here!! This next chapter in Greg Pyke’s series on The Bob Lake History covers the development of our Minden village – circa 1860 through…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 3

We’re pleased to announce the release of Chapter 3 in Greg Pyke’s series on The Bob Lake History. This chapter covers the genesis of Haliburton’s villages – circa 1848 through 1860. For those needing more to satisfy their itch for…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 2

It’s official and hot of the press – Greg Pyke’s Chapter 2 in his series on The Bob Lake History has been released! This chapter covers the early exploration days of The Highlands – circa 1800 through 1853. If you…

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The History and Stories of Bob Lake

Bob Lake and its surrounding area is rich with history and steeped with stories to be told. We want to share that history and ask others to contribute with their feedback and family tales. To kickoff the conversation we’d like…

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Hazard Markers Removed

Our hazard marker buoys were removed from the lake today and replaced with the winter markers. Just one casualty – we lost our H6 buoy! It appears the rope loop got caught between some sharp rocks and worn through from…

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Haliburton County Internet Broadband Study

CHA is urgently asking all members to read this message from the County of Haliburton and to take action that will help support improvement to our Internet connectivity services! Message from the County of Haliburton Over the past months, the…

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The Natural Edge

Are you a landowner concerned about the state of your shoreline’s health? For a limited time, and thanks to partners at Watersheds Canada, The Land Between organization can offer free or reduced site visits and starter kits of native plants…

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Safe Boating Labour Day Weekend Update

Check out our Safe Boating Labour Day Weekend Update, which includes details on: The status of our speed signs posted at both ends of the first narrows A new Safe Boating Resources web page

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Be Bear Wise

As the summer season in bear country continues, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry have been working hard to provide outreach, awareness and education to short-term and long-residents within our district, in regards to human-wildlife conflict prevention. The MNRF’s…

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Hazard Buoys Deployed

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions we were able put all eight hazard buoys out on the lake earlier today – just one week later than our ideal schedule. Refer to our Hazard Marking web page for more details and…

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Important Safe Boating Update

The BLA’s Safe Boating Committee has been busy since last year’s AGM when our Safe Boating Action Plan was approved. This Action Plan included the installation of eight hazard markers and two speed signs at the north & south ends…

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Sheltering-in-Place at the Cottage?

Please read the following letters recently sent out to all Bob Lakers. These contain important information for those considering an early run to the cottage as part of their COVID-19 strategy: March 28 – containing several good cottage country COVID-19…

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New Logo!

Welcome to our new logo!! A huge thanks to Gerald Flach who has contributed many hours of his graphic design skills to create a series of new BLA logo formats. Watch for additional versions in the future designed specifically for…

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